Theatrical trailer for All This, and Heaven Too, Warner Brothers' contribution to the tradition of big-budget period dramas spurned by the success of Gone With the Wind. Set in 1840s France, the film tells the story of a young woman (Bette Davis) who takes a job as a governess to the children of an aristocratic but dysfunctional couple (Charles Boyer and Barbara O'Neil). External links: -IMDB page -American Film Institute entry -Wikipedia entry ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Barbara O'Neil, drama, romance
Theatrical trailer for the forgotten 1934 film "Fashions of 1934". A musical comedy starring William Powell and a miscast Bette Davis. This trailer is public domain, even though the film itself is not. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Theatrical Trailer, 1930s, 30s, Bette Davis, William Powell
A rollicking comedy with a great cast. Unfortunately you have to be over 80 to get some of the topical jokes and most of the allusions. Fortunately I qualify. Topics: movie trailers, comedies, Monty Woolley, Bette Davis, Jimmy Durante
Well-mounted historical drama about the tumultuous relationship between Queen Elizabeth and Sir Walter Raleigh. Topics: movie trailers, dramas, historical dramas, Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins
Adapted from Robert Sherwood's Broadway play, and it shows. Most of the scenes are interiors and rather talky. Which is a problem when movies become theatrical instead of cinematic. However, in this case powerful performances make it work. Topics: movie trailers, suspense dramas, crime dramas, Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart
A hard-hitting, pre-code melodrama which traces the lives of three girls from school days to adulthood. It pulls no punches regarding drug addiction. Outstanding cast and production. Topics: dramas, melodramas, pre code, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, Bette Davis, Lyle Talbot, Warren William,...
An unusual trailer for an unusual drama in which a world-famous concert pianist (Arliss) finds an unexpected way to compensate for his sudden loss of hearing. A good cast includes Bette Davis in a major supporting role. Ray Milland has a minor role unrelated to the main plot. Considering its age, this well-produced and directed early talky stands up well. NOTE: A very good print of this film has recently been released on DVD. CAST NOTE; In 1929 George Arliss won the first best actor oscar for... Topics: movie trailers, dramas, deafness, voyeurism, lip-reading, George Arliss, Violet Hemming, Bette...